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Friendly place . Good beer

Great place for friends to get together. Located in Industrial area in La Mesa. Plenty of table... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas R
Spring Valley, California
Too many toddlers

We've been coming to Helix Breaking at least once a month since it opened. Love their beer and... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
San Diego
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8101 Commercial St, La Mesa, CA 91942-2927
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for friends to get together. Located in Industrial area in La Mesa. Plenty of table inside and out. Sometimes live music. Food trucks outside most nights. The beer is great and at very good prices compared to most breweries. Games for adults and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We've been coming to Helix Breaking at least once a month since it opened. Love their beer and atmosphere but the last 2 times we were there (Sunday at 5 and Friday at 7) we were chased out by the number of unattended children running...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WiseGuiseSanDiego
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great little brew pub with food truck service! Family and dog friendly comfortable place. My favorite stop on the way home if traffic is a little bad. Live music occasionally, games, reasonable quiet on most nights.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ErnestoDescanso
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We went to lake murray and had a great time. I was surprised at the large amount of water fowl to include swans and geese. While we witnessed some people feeding them bread, we did not. Signs were posted asking not to feed them. It's...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Steven T
Reviewed 1 June 2017

This is a nice place to relax in a patio like setting and peaceful fun atmosphere. The only somewhat challenging part is finding parking.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Tom C
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Located in a light industrial area, this brewpub has more outdoor seating than indoor. Excellent craft beers . We had the King Rufus Porter and the Honor Not Inner stout. The Saturday night we were there they had a rocking band, the Sock Monkeys. We...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 32037GaryG
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We decided to stop by for the live music on a recent Friday and were glad we did. We love the layout and ambiance. Excellent customer service and most importantly great brew.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Wesley F
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a great little local brewery, they have done a great job of integrating a bar into the brewery and patio, dog friendly and great beers...

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jack91942
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is such a fun place to grab a beer, or two. Their brews hit the spot, and they have one of my favorites- the Imperial Red Ale. Love that they have a variety of food trucks on the schedule, games to keep you entertained,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank staceyp87
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This is a local brewery for me, it is a very comfortable place to hang and have beers and fill growlers. Good selection of beers, especially IPAs. I recommend the Rye IPA especially.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kevin O
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